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Coaching Soccer, Dutch Style

Coaching Soccer, Dutch Style

Featured Posts, Metro Area, Sports, Western European March 8, 2017 at 5:32 pm

Kids in Brooklyn are learning to play soccer with a Dutch trainer.

Myongju Kang (Photo via Korea Daily)

Korean American on His Cross-Country Run

East Asian, Immigration, Sports February 14, 2017 at 3:52 pm

Myongku Kang has written a book about his cross-country trip across the U.S. on foot, and now plans to take his efforts overseas, Korea Daily reports.

Manhattan Way to Kung Fu

Manhattan Way to Kung Fu

East Asian, Featured Posts, Jewish, Manhattan, Sports, Video October 12, 2016 at 6:12 pm

A Jewish kung fu master teaches the martial art in places like a Chinatown park and an assisted-living facility.

Pakistan's national baseball team (Photo from Pakistan Federation Baseball website)

Pakistan’s Baseball Team – Coming Soon to Brooklyn

Featured Posts, Immigration, South Asian, Sports, Voices' Picks August 17, 2016 at 11:37 am

Pakistan may be known for fielding great cricket players, but next month its national baseball team comes to New York for a qualifying round in the World Baseball Classic.

Taekwondo and More in Times Square

Taekwondo and More in Times Square

The 8th annual New York Times Square Taekwondo Festival also included Korean dance and drumming performances.

(Photo via Everest Times)

Climbing Competition in Queens on Everest Day

Queens, South Asian, Sports June 10, 2016 at 12:47 pm

This year, to celebrate Mount Everest Day, the US Nepal Climbers Association held the Everest Day Open Top Rope Climbing Competition in Long Island City, reports Everest Times.

(Photo by Héctor Calderón via Diario de México)

New York Mexican Sports Federation is Inaugurated

Metro Area, Mexican, Sports March 31, 2016 at 12:57 pm

Seeking to bring together all Mexican sports leagues in the tri-state area, the new Mexican Sports Federation of New York has 1,000 members, Diario de México reports.

(Photo via Everest Times)

Conveying Tradition to Nepalese Kids through Soccer

New York, Queens, South Asian, Sports March 30, 2016 at 3:59 pm

Sherpa Kyidug, a community organization in Queens, is promoting tradition and knowledge among indigenous Sherpa and other Nepalese children through soccer, reports The Everest Times.

Brooklyn Friends phys. ed. teacher Jane Vongvorachoti will represent Thailand 2016 Olympic Games in Rio this summer. (Photo courtesy of Jane Vongvorachoti via Brooklyn Daily Eagle)

Brooklyn Gym Teacher to Represent Thailand at the Olympics

Brooklyn, Southeast Asian, Sports March 1, 2016 at 1:16 pm

Jane Vongvorachoti, a physical education teacher and track coach in Downtown Brooklyn, tells Brooklyn Daily Eagle she ran her best time while training in New York.

Yue Wu (Photo via World Journal)

Chinese Ping Pong Player Heading to Olympics from New York

East Asian, Immigration, New York, Sports December 29, 2015 at 11:26 am

Yue Wu, a ping pong player from China who settled in NY, became a US citizen and will be going to the Olympics, discusses the challenges she has faced with World Journal.

Fighting Broken Windows with Mock Tickets

Fighting Broken Windows with Mock Tickets

New York, Police, Sports, Video December 3, 2015 at 3:27 pm

This episode of CUNY TV’s “Independent Sources” features the head of a police reform group that gave out mock tickets to white residents to bring awareness to discriminatory police practices; and the director of “9 Man,” a documentary on a sport played by Chinese men in Chinatown.

Sachin Tendulkar (left) and Shane Warne at a press conference in NYC about the All-Stars cricket match to be held Nov. 7 at Citi Field. (Photo via News India Times)

All-Star Cricket Teams to Square Off at Citi Field

New York, Queens, South Asian, Sports November 6, 2015 at 2:02 pm

All-star cricket teams with leading cricket players from around the world kick off a three-match tour of the U.S. at Citi Field on Nov. 7, reports News India Times.

A 'Win' for the Ayotzinapa 43 at the NYC Marathon

The disappeared Aytozinapa 43 were remembered by Mexican runners, including the father of one, in the NYC Marathon.

A ‘Win’ for the Ayotzinapa 43 at the NYC Marathon

Best of 2015, Mexican, New York, Sports November 2, 2015 at 5:56 pm

The disappeared Aytozinapa 43 were remembered by Mexican runners, including the father of one, in the NYC Marathon.

Mets fans are thrilled to see their team make it to their first World Series in 15 years. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Latinos Cheer Mets, and Latino Roster  

Dominican, Latino, New York, Queens, Sports October 23, 2015 at 5:02 pm

As Mets fans are ecstatic about their return to the World Series, Latinos are especially proud of Latino players on the team, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

View of the area around Coney Island where the proposed stadium would be built. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Uphill Battle for Soccer Stadium Plans in NYC

New York, Sports July 31, 2015 at 2:12 pm

As fútbol is becoming more popular, and with three professional clubs in the city, plans to build a soccer stadium still seem far away, El Diario reports.